Today's the day!

Morning one and all. Well, after quite a long and stressful wait its arrived. First NHS Rhuemy appt. You have all prepared me well for this with your knowledge and support so I'm going with an open mind, not expecting a miracle cure and ready for the work to begin (if any). I really do just want to know what I am dealing with so that the medics can do their bit and I will be informed what I can do to help myself.

Had my CT chest/abdomen with contrast yesterday - no problems. Apart from Brendan (the Radiologit) went to help me up off the scanner, cracked my funny bone on the bed and he laughed! Cheeky b. They were absolutely brilliant. Not had the DEXA yet, cracked another rib last week, coughing so hope that soon comes through as I don't want to remain on high dose steroids much longer.

Well, wish me luck and I will report back either with a wet hanky or hopefully a beaming smile. All take care. Babs x

10 Replies

  • Best of luck darling. Take someone with you as you won't remember everything your told. Be forceful in telling the rheumy your symptons and emphasise strongly your symptons darling.xxxx

  • Good luck-- let us know how you get on☺x

  • Best of luck today Babs. Let us know how you get on please. Twitchy x

  • Good luck.. Keep us posted. J

  • Hi hope you get the result you want /need I think most people cope better when they know exactly what's happening to their body so good luck take care x Dawn

  • Hope today goes well for you.

  • I'm a bit late to this Babs. Hope all goes well & your Rheumy takes time to explain everything for you. Let us know how it went.

  • Good luck, hope it goes well for you. Sue xx

  • All the nest Babs! Cheers Doreen

  • Here's hoping that the health professionals you meet with are both knowledgable and compassionate and that you get the help you need.

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